fair

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Definizione monolingua fair


fair


Verb

fair (third-person singular simple present fairs, present participle fairing, simple past and past participle faired)


  1. To smoothen or even a surface (especially a connection or junction on a surface).
  2. To bring into perfect alignment (especially about rivet holes when connecting structural members).
  3. To construct or design a structure whose primary function is to produce a smooth outline or reduce air drag or water resistance.
  4. (obsolete) To make fair.
Noun

fair (plural fairs)


  1. Something which is fair (in various senses of the adjective).
    When will we learn to distinguish between the fair and the foul?
  2. (obsolete) A woman, a member of the ‘fair sex’; also as a collective singular, women.
    • 1744, Georg Friedrich Händel, Hercules, act 2, scene 8
      Love and Hymen, hand in hand,
      Come, restore the nuptial band!
      And sincere delights prepare
      To crown the hero and the fair.
    • 1749, Henry Fielding, Tom Jones, Folio Society 1973, p. 39:
      In enjoying, therefore, such place of rendezvous, the British fair ought to esteem themselves more happy than any of their foreign sisters [...].
    • 1819, Lord Byron, Don Juan, III.24:
      If single, probably his plighted Fair / Has in his absence wedded some rich miser [...].
Adjective

fair (comparative fairer, superlative fairest)


  1. (literary or archaic) Beautiful, of a pleasing appearance, with a pure and fresh quality.
    Mondays child is fair of face.
  2. Unblemished and innocent; clean and pure.
    ones fair name
  3. Light in color, pale, particularly as regards skin tone but also refers to blond hair.
    She had fair hair and blue eyes.
  4. Just, equitable.
    He must be given a fair trial.
  5. Adequate, reasonable, or decent.
    The patient was in a fair condition after some treatment.
  6. (nautical) Favorable to a ships course.
  7. (baseball) Between the baselines.


Definizione italiano>inglese fair



Traduzione 'veloce'


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